International Journal of Immunology

Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2020

  • Determinant of TT (Tetanus Toxoid) Immunization Compliance on Pregnant Women in the Tawaeli Health Center Working Area

    Rosmala Nur, Munawarah, Sitti Radhiah, Novi Inriyanny Suwendro, Nurhaya Suardi Patui, Elvaria Mantao, Rahma Dwi Larasati, Ulfa Aulia

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 13-17
    Received: Jul. 30, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 23, 2019
    Published: May 19, 2020
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    Abstract: The 2015 Inter-Census Population Survey showed Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) of Indonesia 305/100,000KH, in Central Sulawesi Province AKI in 2017 was as many as 89 cases/100.000KH, of which 3.3% was caused by Tetanus Neonatorum infection by Clostridium tetani bacteria. The coverage of Tetanus Toxoid (TT) immunization in Palu City during 2018 was 87... Show More
  • Increase in Intracellular Calcium Concentration Induced Differentiation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells

    Aditi Singh, Elcim Eroglulari, Athar Aziz

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 18-24
    Received: Jul. 24, 2019
    Accepted: Sep. 10, 2019
    Published: Jun. 03, 2020
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    Abstract: Calcium (Ca2+) is a key secondary messenger. It is responsible for the generation of intracellular signals which regulates the cellular division, differentiation and cell death. Intracellular calcium concentration ([Ca2+]i) is maintained at a 105-fold lower level than the extracellular calcium concentration. The rise in [Ca2+]i induces differentiat... Show More
  • Factors Influencing Utilization of Child Immunization Services in a Tertiary Health Institution in Sokoto North-West Nigeria

    Oluwole Victor Oluwalomola, Ebenezer Obi Daniel, Paul Olaiya Abiodun, Israel Olukayode Popoola, Kabir Yunusa Amari, Ahmed Mamuda Bello, Christie Omolola Adams, Olayinka Victor Ojo

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 25-32
    Received: May 06, 2020
    Accepted: May 22, 2020
    Published: Jun. 03, 2020
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    Abstract: Despite our hygiene and safety some infections can still spread hence the need for vaccination and immunization of people especially during childhood. The high effectiveness of immunization in preventing diseases and death as made immunization one of public health’s most cost-effective intervention. When parents fail or do not complete their child’... Show More
  • Evaluation of Immunomodulatory Activity of Clerodendrum inerme on Human PBMC

    Akash Lashmanasamy, Rachinnth Ravichandran, Kalavathy Gengiah, Sivaraj Chandrasekar, Arumugam Perumal

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2020
    Pages: 33-37
    Received: Mar. 17, 2020
    Accepted: Jun. 11, 2020
    Published: Jun. 20, 2020
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    Abstract: Medicinal and ornamental plants have been used for many centuries in various ayurvedic treatments and chinese medicine. Many of which have proven to possess many bioactive compounds which may treat many deadly ailments. One such medicinal and ornamental plant is the Clerodendrum inerme. The Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Clerodendrum inerme is well ... Show More